BARIATRIC SURGERY A PRIMER FOR YOUR MEDICAL PRACTICE

Author: Francis Farraye, MD, MSc, R. Armour Forse, MD, PhD
Affiliation: Boston Medical Center; Boston, MA
Publisher: Slack Incorporated
Publication Date: 2006
ISBN 10: 1556427360
ISBN 13: 9781556427367
Edition: 1st

Description:

Obesity is a serious and rapidly increasing medical problem. Bariatric surgery is the only effective long-term treatment for morbid obesity and the performance of this surgery has increased dramatically over the years. Bariatric Surgery: A Primer for Your Medical Practice is a user-friendly, practical reference text that provides all the necessary information that the health care professional will need to assist in patient selection and preoperative assessment, as well as recommendations in dealing with complex postoperative care of the bariatric patient. Dr. Francis A. Farraye and Dr. R. Armour Forse, joined by leading experts, review what is required by today's practicing physician who will manage the care of obese adults. Inside the chapters of Bariatric Surgery, along with numerous tables, images, charts, and algorithms, you will find many crucial elements of bariatric surgery extensively and practically covered.

Table of Contents

Front Matter

  • ABOUT
  • DEDICATION
  • Acknowledgments
  • About the Editors
  • Contributing Authors
  • Preface
  • Foreword
  • WAIT … There’s More!

THE OBESITY EPIDEMIC

  • Introduction
  • Definition of Obesity-Related Terms
  • Obesity-Related Surveys
  • Demographics of Americans With Obesity
  • Effects of Obesity
  • Conclusion
  • References

MEDICAL TREATMENT OF OBESITY

  • Introduction
  • Assessment
  • The History and Physical Examination
  • Management of Obesity
  • Surgery
  • References

CHOICE OF BARIATRIC PROCEDURES

  • Introduction
  • History
  • Options
  • Current Operative Indications/Approach
  • Risks
  • Results
  • Expectations
  • Summary
  • References
  • Recommended Readings

PREOPERATIVE EVA LUATION OF THE PATIENT UNDERGOING BARIATRIC SURGERY

  • Introduction
  • Identifiable Causes of Obesity
  • Health Benefits of Weight Loss and Obesity Surgery
  • Risks of Bariatric Surgery
  • Contraindications of Bariatric Surgery
  • Summary
  • References

ANESTHESIA ISSUES IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING GASTRIC-BYPASS SURGERY

  • Introduction
  • Physiologic Changes in Obesity That Impact the Anesthesiologist
  • Premedication
  • Airway Issues
  • Monitoring
  • Induction of Anesthesia
  • Drug Dosing
  • Maintenance of Anesthesia
  • Positioning and Nerve Injury
  • Special Intraoperative Issues
  • Postoperative Anesthetic Concerns
  • Postoperative Pain Control
  • Other Important Factors
  • Robotics
  • The Future
  • References

GASTRIC BYPASS SURGERY IN THE PEDIATRIC AND ELDERLY PATIENT

  • Pediatric/Adolescent Weight-Loss Surgery
  • References

IMMEDIATE POSTOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS

  • Introduction
  • Common Postoperative Complications
  • Procedure-Specific Complications: Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding
  • Summary
  • References

NUTRITIONAL CONSEQUENCES FOLLOWING BARIATRIC SURGERY

  • Introduction
  • Energy and Macronutrient Needs
  • Micronutrient Considerations
  • Dietary Advancement and Eating Behaviors After Bariatric Surgery
  • Restrictive Surgeries: An Overview
  • Combination Surgeries: An Overview
  • Special Considerations
  • Summary
  • References
  • Selected Readings

MEDICAL MANAGEMENT OF THE PATIENT AFTER GASTRIC-BYPASS SURGERY

  • Introduction
  • The Role of the Primary Care Provider
  • Postoperative Medical Management
  • Nutritional Consequences
  • Evaluating the Symptomatic Patient
  • Summary
  • References

ENDOSCOPY AFTER BARIATRIC SURGERY

  • Introduction
  • General Principles and Guidelines for Performing Endoscopy After Bariatric Surgery
  • Indications and Contraindications
  • Postsurgical Anatomy and Expected Endoscopic Appearance
  • Common Endoscopic Abnormalities
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy in the Bariatric Surgical Patient
  • Summary
  • References

IMAGING OF THE GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT AFTER BARIATRIC SURGERY

  • Introduction
  • Roux-en-Y Gastric-Bypass Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band
  • Summary
  • References
  • Selected Readings

PSYCHOLOGICAL ISSUES AND THE BARIATRIC-SURGERY PATIENT

  • Introduction
  • Psychological Issues Within the Morbidly Obese Population
  • Preoperative Psychosocial Factors That Predict Postoperative Outcomes
  • Psychological Assessment for Obesity Surgery
  • Psychosocial Outcomes of Obesity Surgery
  • Conclusion
  • References

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    APPENDIX: BARIATRIC-RELATED ABBREVIATIONS